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Vintages – why now?

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Entrepreneurship / Trends / Uncategorized / Venture Capital

A recent article in the Harvard Business Review had a thoughtful observation and why certain start-ups are wildly successful.  If you take a longview on the past 20-30 years you see certain ‘vintages’ of categories representing cohorts of world-beating outliers of companies.  If you happen launch a computer company in 1983-1986, a internet company in 1995-998, a social network in 2003-2006 , an app in in 2006-2007, you had a disproportionate chance of becoming a giant.  The thesis […]

Over money, we thrive when given purpose, autonomy and a chance for mastery

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Entrepreneurship / Inspiration / Management

This is one of the best videos I have ever seen.  I love the animation complementing the university style lecture.  More importantly, it’s the message:  over money, employees thrive when given purpose, autonomy and a chance for mastery.  Applied in the right way, I believe every business – from start-ups to Fortune 100’s – would flourish.  Watch this video: